McHenry Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 11:46 PM CDT Oct. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 4 am to 7 PM CDT
Wednesday...

* timing... late tonight through Wednesday afternoon.

* Winds... westerly winds with gusts to 50 mph.

* Impacts... driving will be difficult for high profile vehicles.
Working outside on elevated structures will be hazardous.
Critical fire weather conditions are also possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that wind gusts of 45 mph or greater are
expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...
especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.



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Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 9:32 PM CDT Oct. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Wednesday afternoon
through Wednesday evening for strong winds and low relative
humidity for fire weather zones 001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 009,
010, 011, 012, 013, 021, 022, 023, 025, 035, 036, and 037...

* affected area... fire weather zones 001, 002, 003, 004, 005,
009, 010, 011, 012, 013, 021, 022, 023, 025, 035, 036, and
037.

* Wind... west to northwest winds sustained around 30 mph, with
gusts to 45 mph.

* Humidity... 20 to 25 percent.

* Temperatures... highs in the 50s.

* Impacts... any fires that develop may spread rapidly. Refer to
your County or tribal emergency management or law enforcement
for fire restrictions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are possible. Listen for later forecasts and possible red flag
warnings.


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